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TECH WARS: The Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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This e-book contains 5 stories. The Tank series cover the antics of a group of cyborg contractors who aim to make a profit from the world’s never ending war. Synthesis is a short about humanity’s fight against an unknown alien force and the actions of one man/machine in that war. Finally, Iraq 2050 looks at what the world could be like if the Iraq war escalated into a world war.
Dead Men Don't Cry: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Joseph Rannen is dead, and no one besides Morgan Kimball seems to believe he wasn't a traitor. With greedy Earth warships hovering overhead, Kimball has twelve hours to produce evidence that his friend and mentor was murdered, preferably without jeapordizing the colony's safety. This whodunit mystery set on a distant colony planet was a Finalist for the Writers of the Future Award.
Homo Sylvanus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.
The London Incident
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The most significant scientific discoveries are not those made by years of painstaking experimentation. No, they are those made entirely by accident. Usually when the scientist is looking for something else. Sometimes, those discoveries can change the world... First published in Alternative Coordinates in 2009.
The Apocalypse Blog Book 0: Before the End
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Series: The Apocalypse Blog, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The world is going to end. Faith doesn't know it yet; she has enough trouble with the world as it is. This is the last week of Faith's normal life, before a bomb over the city sends her world into a tailspin that changes everything.
The Shadows of Calcutta
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Agent Robert Smith, on return from a mission in Nepal, is diverted to India where he is charged to find a missing agent. Alex Tanner had been investigating a series of thefts and murders holding the Ministry’s attention, and now it falls on Agent Smith to find his missing comrade. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Black Hole Witch
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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The Endeavor is a colony ship from Earth, and she's in trouble. Caught in the massive gravity well of a black hole, the ship is just barely managing to keep itself from being pulled in. In fact, the ship would have been pulled in long ago if it wasn't for a Coven of witches on board led by Munji. When things take a turn for the worse for the ship and its passengers, Munji must save them all.
A Case of Identity
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Josh Thompson is an ordinary guy trying to make his way in the world, working hard at his job and getting by until agents from the Bureau of Identity Theft, the BIT, arrive and complicate his life. Someone has stolen his identity, and in Josh's world, this means much more than the simple theft of his personal information. In Josh's world, it is nothing less than life-changing.
Infiltration
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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John is a prospector on the moon of Callisto. While on a surveying trip he finds a derelict ship at the bottom of a valley. Checking out the wreck he realises that this vessel has no business being anywhere near the moon. As he explores the interior the real reason for the crash becomes clear.
SteampunX - Episode One: Funk and Puck
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Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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It’s 1875 on the Columbian calendar. Anowarakowa, the New World, has been at peace for a century. Deep in the woods of the Ten Hundred Nations, the man called Thunder creates miracles from wire, wood and stone. When twin teenagers discover the mangled body of Thunder’s cervine automaton, a plot is uncovered that could lead to the end of the hundred year peace.
Hera
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Price: Free! Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Hera, member of the Gultur race governing the Seven Islands, thought she knew right from wrong and what her future held in store. A chance meeting with a lesser mortal, though, will turn her world upside down and force her to see her race and the laws with different eyes. For Hera, knowledge means action, so she sets out to put things right and change her world.
Party, with Echoes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A short story. Yuriko works as a dive guide for rich tourists wanting to see the exotic life under the ice at Jupiter's moon Europa. But this one tourist has an agenda.
The Grip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Lt. Cready and Engineer Andreas Chavez have been chosen to man a claustrophobic outpost on the outer edge of the solar system. After a year and a half with no word from Earth, nerves become frayed and tensions mount as Cready begins to suspect that his friend isn't entirely human. The Grip is a horror short story (about 12 pages).
Uitzicht Op Diluvipolis
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Price: Free! Words: 14,740. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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De stad Heilavn wordt opgeschrikt door een aantal brute moorden op vooraanstaande burgers. Ramon Vendiaz bekommert zich liever om zijn eigen slachtoffers. Wanneer beide moordenaars op elkaars pad komen is een confrontatie onvermijdelijk.
Alien Apocalypse - The Hunger
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In this prequel to the Alien Apocalypse short story series by Dean Giles, witness the murder of eight-year-old Elliott’s mother, his father’s brutal execution of vigilante justice that lands him in prison, and the malevolent consciousness approaching earth on the tail of a comet. The hunger within this being will make all other worldly problems trivial.
"Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever"
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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This story is based on the premise that a blood test mandated for U.S. citizens at age 40 will predict the time frame and cause of their eventual deaths. The author is an Edgar short story winner published in speculative and mystery genres among others.
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a far future society, people change their identities, their societal roles, even their personalities based upon the masks they must don each day. But not every citizen is content to play their mandated part, longing instead to discover who they are beneath their masks: sinner, gentleman, or beast. Winner of the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.
Captain Cee's Last Stand
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Hannah the Elder has a stroke and must deal with problems in her own house that she’s neglected…
Vitalis II - The Colony
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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Book 2 in the Vitalis series. The crew of the space transport, The Rented Mule, has been stranded on a harsh alien world for months. They’ve given up hope of rescue when the flare of a ship entering the atmosphere bouts their spirits. The tricky part is in wrestling control of the ship from the inter-stellar pirates that followed them hoping to claim salvage.
Snowmaggedon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Strange snow creatures are attacking the small town of Haydens' Point and sending the residents into a panicked frenzy. Will the townsfolk be able to band together to eliminate this evil or, is it already too late?